Experience the artistry and excitement of Arizona’s nationally recognized ballet company, Ballet Arizona. The 2023 season offers ballets that will inspire, entertain and showcase the growing artistic excellence of Ib Andersen and the awe-inspiring Ballet Arizona dancers. With a blend of classics and new works, the 2023 season is something you won’t want to miss!
Giselle tells the tragic yet passionate tale of a lovely young woman who dies of a broken heart. Achingly beautiful, Giselle is an enrapturing work of art that draws audiences in with themes of enduring love, tragedy and romance.
Location: The Madison Center for the Arts
May 4 – May 7, 2023 | All Balanchine with The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall
Three ballets by the Father of American Ballet, George Balanchine. Ib Andersen is one of a handful of artists worldwide entrusted by the Balanchine Trust to stage these masterpieces.
May 16 – June 3, 2023 | The Rite of Spring, Production at Desert Botanical Garden
Ib Andersen’s world premiere creates a whole new look to the orchestral work, composed by Stravinsky in 1911 and 1912. Andersen will modernize the composition with transformational choreography that captures the energetic and emotional feel of the music through ballet.
Location: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8 pm nightly at Desert Botanical Garden